How to Make a Pro-Level Smoked Cocktail at Home?




How to Make a Pro-Level Smoked Cocktail at Home?

How it works, let’s try the recipes below and find out the tricks. 

Smoked Gin Martini

A classic, with crisp but boozy flavor that will take well to smoke.

Ingredients

5 parts gin

1 part dry vermouth

Preparation

1. In a mixing glass with ice, stir the gin and vermouth together.

2. Strain into a smoke-filled jar, agitate for 30 seconds, and let sit for 25 minutes.

3. Pour into a coupe or martini glass, and garnish with an olive or lemon twist.

 

Smoked Bloody Mary

Admittedly, this isn't a spirit-forward drink, like we recommended above. But the savory brunch standby works beautifully with a bit of smoke, especially if you garnish with a tiny bit of crisp bacon.

 

Ingredients

3 parts vodka

6 parts tomato juice

1 part lemon juice

Dash of Worcestershire sauce

Dash of Tobasco

Salt

Pepper

Preparation

1. Add the Worcestershire, Tobasco, and a pinch each of salt and pepper into a mixing glass.

2. Pour in the vodka, tomato juice, and lemon juice, then stir thoroughly.

3. Pour into a smoke-filled dome/disc/jar, agitate for 30 seconds, and let sit for 13 minutes.

4. Pour into a highball glass and garnish with celery, bacon, and pickles.

 

Smoked Manhattan

Another timeless cocktail, with a sweet but sturdy flavor that can stand up to smoke.

 

Ingredients

2 parts rye

1 part sweet vermouth

2 dashes cocktail bitters

Preparation

1. Pour rye, sweet vermouth, and bitters into a mixing glass with ice. Stir.

2. Pour into a smoke-filled dome/disc/jar, agitate for 30 seconds, and let sit for 25 minutes.

3. Pour into an Old Fashioned glass and garnish with a cherry.

 

Smoked Ash Blonde

A lighter concoction with a base of aromatized wine. The flowery, fruity sweetness creates an interesting canvas for a smoke infusion just be careful not to overdo it. You only want to smoke this for a few seconds.

 

Ingredients

3 parts Lillet blanc

1 part Cointreau

1 splash sweet vermouth

 

Preparation

1.Pour the Lillet and Cointreau into a mixing tin with ice, then shake.

2.Strain into a smoke-filled dome/disc/jar, agitate for 30 seconds, and pour into a coupe glass.

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